South Australia’s travel restrictions with Greater Brisbane and New South Wales will remain in place, although Professor Nicola Spurrier has stated she is confident borders will open “sooner rather than later.”
Professor Spurrier stated she is awaiting more information regarding the situation in Queensland, which will hopefully be in tomorrow.
Currently, anyone wanting to enter South Australia from Greater Brisbane must self-quarantine for 14 days.
Regarding New South Wales, South Australia’s hard border is still in place, with those exempt needing to isolate for 14 days upon arrival in the state.
No new COVID-19 cases were recorded in South Australia today, however 15 active COVID-19 cases remain, all acquired overseas.
South Australia’s total COVID-19 case count stands at 588, and over 4,500 tests were conducted yesterday.
SA Health is continuing to monitor COVID-19 in other jurisdictions. For the latest updates and testing requirements, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/covidcontacttracing.
All South Australians who have symptoms of COVID-19 should get tested on the day symptoms appear.
- Fever or chills (in the absence of an alternative illness that explains these symptoms)
- An acute respiratory infection e.g. cough, sore throat, runny nose, or shortness of breath
- Loss of smell or alteration in the sense of taste
- Diarrhoea and vomiting
For more information: SA COVID-19 Information Line 1800 253 787; sahealth.sa.gov.au/COVID2019.